Wine "Badia A Passignano", Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva, 2007
Dark ruby-red color.
The wine has a full, clean, elegant taste with rounded tannins, various shades of red berries and spices, long aftertaste.
In a fragrant bouquet of wine is dominated by fruity and spicy notes, shades of cherry, chocolate and nuances of the skin.
The wine goes well with dishes of meat and poultry, and pasta with tomato sauce, stew with herbs and olives, cheeses.
"Badia A Passignano" Chianti Classico Riserva - the jewel in the collection of red wines Antinori. For the production of this wine is used only Sangiovese grapes grown in the vicinity of the Abbey of Passignano, where more than 1000 years ago, the monks created a superb wine, comes to the table Italian monarchs. In 1987, Antinori family acquired 325 acres near the monastery superior land where 50 hectares were planted only one grape variety - Sangiovese, each vine is very carefully selected and transplanted from old vineyards.
When you create a wine "Badia A Passignano" harvested grapes immediately delivered to the winery, where carefully sorted and carefully press, which is very important for the Sangiovese. Grape must pass maceration, whereby the wine becomes huge potential in terms of polyphenols, flavors and complexity, and then fermented in contact with the skin within 2 weeks. Secondary malolactic fermentation is carried out in the new Hungarian oak barrels, after which the wine is aged for 14 months in oak barrels and then another 12 months in bottle. This complex technology allows you to get excellent wine of the highest quality, with excellent balance and long aging potential. In particular, the noble "Badia A Passignano" Chianti Classico Riserva 2007 will continue to grow until 2019.
Antinori - the oldest winery in Tuscany, it has been producing wine for more than 600 years! Many wine Antinori through an innovative approach and a virtuoso tea blends made literally revolutionized the wine market. Most Antinori wines are not inferior in its properties to the best examples of Bordeaux, although it compares favorably to the past for its value. The world-renowned wine expert Robert Parker said that "Antinori, no doubt, the greatest name in Italian winemaking. During the Antinori wine tasting takes place the main thing - instilled understanding of quality wines."